|Place of birth||Heinstrommen, Arendal, Norway|
|Other Names||AANONSEN, Karl|
|School||Common Public School|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||Father, A Aanonsen, Heinstrommen, Arendal, Norway|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6302a|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death from cemetery records||31|
|Place of burial||Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No 30), France|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Aanon and Emilie Birgitte Aanonsen, Strommen Arendal Norway|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane on HMAT A55 'Kyarra', 17 November 1916; failed to embark Fremantle, 27 November 1916; fined £5 and awarded 28 days' detention, 29 November 1916.
Embarked Fremantle, 23 December 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 February 1917; marched in to 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 18 February 1917.
Found guilty, Rollestone, of being absent without leave from midnight, 30 April, to 8.30, 5 May 1916: awarded 5 days' confined to camp and forfeited 10 days' pay; total forfeiture: 15 days' pay.
Reallotted Regimental No 6302.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917; taken on strength, 27th Bn, 12 June 1917. Transferred to 28th Bn, 12 June 1917; taken on strength, 13 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, back), admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train, 5 October 1917, and admitted to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers; transferred to England, 18 October 1917, and admitted to Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich, 18 October 1917; to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 9 November 1917; discharged on furlough, 10 November 1917, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 24 November 1917.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 2 January 1918.
Transferred to Machine Gun Details, Grantham, 7 January 1918.
Admitted to Belton Military Hospital, Grantham, 17 February 1918 (influenza); discharged to Training Depot, 26 February 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 9 April 1918; taken on strength, 4th Machine Gun Bn, in the field, 17 April 1918.
Wounded in action (2nd occasion), 25 April 1918; remained at duty.
Found guilty, 24 July 1918, of being absent without leave from 9 pm, 18 July, to 5 pm, 20 July 1918: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 November 1918 (influenza); transferred same day to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville (influenza/broncho-pneumonia); listed as 'dangerously ill, 12 November 1918.
Died of disease, 14 November 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AANONSEN Carl|